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URN etd-0727104-175412 Statistics This thesis had been viewed 2731 times. Download 1929 times. Author Yueh-hsien Chang Author's Email Address No Public. Department Management Business Administration Year 2003 Semester 2 Degree Master Type of Document Master's Thesis Language English Page Count 127 Title AN EXAMINATION OF THE RELATIONSHIPS AMONG STRATEGIC ORIENTATION, ORGANIZATIONAL CAPABILITIES, AND BUSINESS PERFORMANCE—WITH THE HIGH-TECH INDUSTRY IN TAIWAN AS AN EXAMPLE Keyword The high-tech industry in Taiwan Strategic orientation Organizational capabilities Business performance Business performance Organizational capabilities Strategic orientation The high-tech industry in Taiwan Abstract Due to the changeable economic environment, the business has to face intensive competition in today’s world. How to make good use of the organizational capabilities and constitute proper strategy has become an important work for the business. Therefore, this study attempts to examine the relationships among strategic orientation, organizational capabilities, and business performance─with the high-tech industry in Taiwan as an example.
The subjects for this study were CEOs or top managers in the High-tech industry in Taiwan. We sent out 650 questionnaires in total. A total of 105 responses were received, of which 12 were ineligible and 93 valid with a valid response rate 14.31%. First, we used structural equation modeling (SEM) to investigate the interrelationships among strategic orientation, organizational capabilities and business performance. Secondly, the multiple regression method was employed to analyze the relationships between six strategic orientation factors and business performance as well as the relationships between five organizational capabilities factors and business performance.
After examining the data, the results show as follows:
1.The firm’s strategic orientation and organizational capabilities are found to have positive influence on the business performance.
2.The firm’s organizational capabilities are found to have a positive direct relationship with strategic orientation.
3.In the high-tech industry, firms that emphasize the traits of analysis and futurity in strategic orientation typically reveal superior business performance.
4.Firms that emphasize the traits of coordinated capability, professional capability, and transferable capability in organizational capabilities typically exhibit high levels of business performance.
5.Organizational capabilities have a positive direct relationship with strategic orientation. This result shows that the high-tech firms can make good use of their own organizational capabilities and match with their strategic orientation. In general, based on the opportunity of external environment the firm can formulate the suitable strategy to exert organizational capabilities to gain the biggest benefit.
6.Firms should exert efficient leverage on their organizational capabilities and strategies, and further improve their business performance.
7.The findings of this study not only provide firms with the directions for improvement on organizational capabilities development and strategies choice, but also help the government promote the development of the high-tech industry to provide a perfect environment and policy.
Advisor Committee Hao-erl Yang - advisor
Chia-chun Tung - co-chair
Hsin-hsiung Lin - co-chair
Files Date of Defense 2004-07-09 Date of Submission 2004-07-27